about me.


Laken McKenzie is a South Carolina based MakeUp GURU who has worked over the past 17 years to build a name for herself all over the southeast! Laken has an amazing team of stylist known for various on site makeup artistry needs, including pageantry, bridal&wedding parties, editorial, print, production, HD video, special occasions and photography make up!


Her training and experience in the industry has made her an expert in creating a flawless look tailored for Her client. 
She believes that no two applications should be the same because there are no two faces the same and also believes that You are capable of learning to perfect a great makeup application Yourself with the right products and instruction. She is well known for her attention to detail and likes to make sure clients feel comfortable and at ease in The chair!


From her experience and travel with National Brands she has learned that a huge part of perfect makeup is the products you use. After being a Merle Norman Makeup Artist and working with several other brands Laken achieved one of her ultimate goals. In February of 2017  launched her very own makeup line

 "Laken McKenzie Cosmetics"

now shortened to "Laken Cosmetics" in order to market it as a National Brand this is a complete cosmetic line for all ages, skin types, and skin tones. This allows Laken to continue doing what she loves working in the makeup and fashion industry, and brings a whole new experience to the clients who trust in her and her team to make sure they look their absolute best!



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